Table 1.

Summary of VNTR resultsa

SubgroupNo. of isolates with the following VNTR allele (ETR-A to ETR-E)
6454474545323336453574535635357453642432714427253642232324324223242422
A111123110000000
A2000000010000000
A300000003111211
Total111231113111211
  • ↵a VNTR results (ETR-A to ETR-E, five-digit representation) for 30 clinical isolates of M. africanum (10 isolates randomly selected from subgroups A1 to A3) that were defined using spoligotyping and IS6110-RFLP analysis (Fig. 1 to 3).